Critical Writing Index

What Is That and between Arab Women and Video?: The Case of Beirut

by Laura U. Marks

Camera Obscura, 2003, v. 18, no. 3, pp. 40-69

This article is about female and male video artists who lives and practice in Beirut, Lebanon. It also focuses on the issue of media art (video and short documentaries) and its position in society from political, social and cultural point of view.

keywords: video art, Vtape, video artist, Beirut, Orientalism, feminist art,women, video, Lebanese, international

ITEM 2003.141 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

Joan Jonas

Ardele Lister

Lisa Steele

Hannah Wilke

Mona Hatoum

Jamelie Hassan

Personal Diary in Desolate Town (2002)Hadel Nazmy

Rehab El Sadek

Ode to RhinosNadine Touma

Farida Ben Lyazid

Nadia Fares

Randa Chahal Sabbagh

Jayce Salloum

Walid Ra'ad

Transit VisaAkram Zaatari

Transit VisaMahmoud Hojeij

Jalal Toufic

Le Regard (1993)Yasmina Bouziane

Rounds (2001)Joanna Hadjihomas

Rounds (2001)Khalil Joreige

So Near Yet So Far (2002)Eliane Raheb

In Spite of the War (2001)Zeina Sfeir

Red Is the Color of My Eye (2000)Nesrine Khodr

Train/TrainsRania Stephan

Shameless Transmission of Desired Transformations per Day (2000)Mahmoud Hojeij

Majnounak (1997)Akram Zaatari

January 10 (2002)Nabil Kojok

Caught in Between (2002)Katia Jarjoura